Anatomy of Restlessness: Selected Writings 1969-1989

Anatomy of Restlessness: Selected Writings 1969-1989

Bruce Chatwin


even if he's top identified for his luminous experiences from the farthest-flung corners of the earth, Bruce Chatwin possessed a literary sensibility that reached past the commute narrative to span an international of topics—from artwork and antiques to archaeology and structure. This lively number of formerly overlooked or unpublished essays, articles, brief tales, go back and forth sketches, and feedback represents each element and interval of Chatwin’s profession because it finds an abiding subject in his paintings: his fascination with, and starvation for, the peripatetic life. whereas Chatwin’s poignant look for an appropriate position to “hang his hat,” his compelling arguments for the nomadic “alternative,” his revealing fictional money owed of exile and the unique, and his wickedly en pointe social heritage of Capri end up him to be a superb observer of social and cultural mores, Chatwin’s personal restlessness, his craving to be at the circulation, glimmers underneath each floor of this incredible physique of labor.

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